There was a time when anyone who would want to buy a digital camera would look for the highest resolution but today consumers not only want higher resolution but also high performance zoom features. The main advantage of zoom features is that every detail can be captured from a distance.
So if you are looking for a digital camera with especially the zoom features here is a list of such cameras available in the Indian markets with specification and price.
Sony DSC-H70 Digital Camera
if you travel a lot this is a perfect camera. The Sony DSC-H70 is a 16.1 megapixel camera with 10x optical zoom. It is light weight and fits easily in the pocket. The LCD screen size is 3.0 inches and this camera features high quality G series lenses.
The Sony DSC-H70 compact camera supports ISO 80 to 3200 and a maximum aperture of 3.5. The memory cards supported are MS Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC and MS Pro Duo. Another exciting feature is the Sweep Panorama mode where all you need to do is set your sweep direction either horizontal or vertical the camera does the rest. This Sony camera can also record in HD mode.
Sony DSC-H70 digital camera with 10x zoom Price in India Rs. 13,700 with 4 GB card and free camera case.
Also available on EMI of Rs. 2,283 for 6 months from Vijay Sales.
Canon PowerShot SX 130 Digital Camera
This PowerShot camera from Canon comes with 12x optical zoom and 12.1 megapixel resolutions. This camera comes with automatic mode as well as manual mode. The LCD screen is 3.0 inches and the SX 130 houses 28 mm wide angle lenses. The Canon SX 130 can record HD movies along with stereo sound.
The Auto sensitivity is from ISO 80 to 1600. The canon camera comes equipped with build in smart flash feature which allows the camera to rectify the flash settings depending on the situation.
Another exciting feature of the Canon PowerShot SX 130 digital camera is the miniature effect, especially useful for shooting miniature models. Put the auto mode on and just point and click. The camera will automatically choose from 28 predefined shot modes and give you the best picture quality without any effort from your side.
Canon PowerShot SX 130 Digital Camera with 12x zoom price in India Rs. 12,600 with 4 GB memory card free along with battery charger and camera case.
Available on EMI from Vijay Sales for Rs. 2,101 for 6 months.
Nikon CoolPix L120 Digital Camera
Nikon CoolPix L120 comes with 21x optical zoom and 14.1 megapixel resolution. The LCD screen is 3.0 inch. This camera is powered by Nikon Expeed C2 image processor. Memory card supported are SD, SDHC and SDXC. This Nikon CoolPix is powered by AA size LR6/L40 battery that on a single charge can help you get around 300 pictures.
The Nikon CoolPix L120 houses the smart auto mode that can detect 28 scenes and also provide full manual control. The Electronic VR stabilization and Image sensor shift gives a professional touch to any picture no matter how you click it. The CoolPix L120 can record in HD mode. The ISO range is from 80 to 6400.
Nikon CoolPix L120 Digital Camera with 21x zoom price in India Rs. 14,900 along with free 4GB memory card.
Also available on EMI of Rs. 2,498 for 6 months from Vijay Sales.
FujiFilm S3300 Digital Camera
The main highlight of the FujiFilm S3300 camera is the 26x zoom. This camera can click images in 14.2 megapixel resolution and record HD movies. Other features are Smile and shoot function and motion Panorama.
Check my previous post for in-depth review on FujiFilm S3300.
FujiFilm S3300 Digital Camera price in India Rs. 13,844 with battery and charger and 4GB memory card.
Also available on EMI from Vijay Sales at Rs. 2,500 for 6 months.
Kodak EasyShare Z990 Digital Camera
The Z990 camera from Kodak comes with 30x optical zoom and 12.0 megapixel resolutions. This camera houses the Schneider Kreuznach Lens and comes with optical image stabilizer. This Kodak camera supports full HD video recording at 1080i resolution. The Kodak EasyShare Z990 features EVF viewfinder and the LCD screen is 3.0 inches with smart display feature.
ISO sensitivity ranges from 80 to 6400. There are several different scene modes you can choose from based on the condition and the camera will automatically adapt the settings.
This camera gets power from 4 AA batteries.
Kodak EasyShare Z990 Digital Camera price in India Rs. 16,200 with free 4GB memory card, battery and charger.
Available at easy EMI for Rs. 2,999 for 6 months from Vijay sales.